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It’s Muscadine Season!

Three years after planting our grape vines, we’re enjoying the best harvest yet!

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How To Plant A Fall Garden

Learn when to plant a fall garden, and which crops do best during the cooler months of the year.

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What I’ve Learned About Growing Cowpeas

If you’ve never tried growing cowpeas, I’d definitely recommend that you give it a try! Here’s how my first experience growing them went, what I learned along the way, and why I’ve grown to love them in the garden!

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How To Prevent Raspberry Worms & The Spotted Wing Drosophila

Finding tiny worms in your freshly picked raspberries is a real bummer. If you’re having a problem with the larvae of fruit flies in your berries, you’re not alone. Here are a few recommended methods for preventing a recurring infestation next year.

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Lessons Learned From Growing Peppers

This year I grew Cayenne, Albino Bullnose, Friariello Di Napoli, and California Wonder Bell Peppers. Here’s what I learned…

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How To Tell When Figs Are Ripe

The figs are coming into season here, and we’ve been gorging ourselves on all the fresh figs we can eat. Here are a few tips for knowing when to harvest figs, and what I plan on doing with mine!

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How To Grow Mustard For Seed

I wanted to grow mustard so that I could harvest the seeds to make pickles and condiments with. Here’s what I did wrong, and what I learned I should have done instead!

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What You Need To Know Before You Start Your First Vegetable Garden

Starting your first garden from scratch can seem like a daunting task. There’s a lot to think about before you put that first plant in the ground. In this article I share everything I think you need to know to get off to the best start!